21 April 2020 – Allocated additional funds to municipalities for water, food and housing

Intervention Categories: Environmental measures; Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Government of South Africa announced that, as part of the second phase of its economic response to the virus, R20 billion will be made available to municipalities.

This funding will be for emergency water supply, increased sanisation of public transport facilites, and providing food and shelter for the homeless.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/president-cyril-ramaphosa-additional-coronavirus-covid-19-economic-and-social-relief